Pfeffer, Pauline Jean (Wireman) |
Loving mother, grandmother,
Albuquerque â€" Pauline J. (Wireman) Pfeffer, 86, formerly of Milford & Mason, NH, Albuquerque, NM, and Canton, OH, died peacefully Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, NM surrounded by many of her loving family.
Her husband of 29 years, Mel K. Pfeffer, died September 17, 1993 and her first husband of 11 years, John A. Bernier died December 20, 1961.
Our most dear Mom is the voice in our head celebrating our successes, encouraging us through life's challenges, bolstering our strengths, and gently reminding us to forgive ourselves should we fall short of our dreams and goals.
She is ever alive in the hearts of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and all of those who knew and loved her.
Pauline was born in Canton, OH on September 25, 1930, a daughter of C. W. (Bill) and Mildred (Manly) Wireman. She resided In Canton for many years before moving around and eventually settling in Albuquerque, NM
Pauline met the love of her life at Cedar Point Amusement Park, Mel was preparing for a sharp shooter contest. Mel was on the Air Forces' elite sharp shooter team. Pauline was constantly on the move supporting the numerous activities of her children and her husband's electronic business. She was the office manager at her husband's business including accounting. When she was not busy with her family, she enjoyed spending time with her sister, cousin, and friends in Las Vegas and playing cards with family and friends.
Pauline is survived by her sister Betty Beylene and brother James Wireman; son John, wife Nancy Bernier; son Thomas Bernier; daughter Mary, husband Scott Andre; daughter LuAnn, husband Mike Gadberry; daughter Kathy, husband Bob Lees; son Richard (Joe), wife Laurie Bernier; son Gary Bernier; daughter Pamela, husband Todd Jorgensen; in addition to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Pauline will be dearly missed.
Services: A funeral will not be conducted. Her family will host a private ceremony with family and friends at Calgary Cemetery in Massillon, OH sometime next year.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 13, 2016